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us: Eleutherian Mills Historical Library


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • us: Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation. Eleutherian Mills Historical Library
    • us: Greenville (Del.). Eleutherian Mills Historical Library
    • us: Hagley Museum. Eleutherian Mills Historical Library
  • Additional Information

    • Activity Start

        (edtf) 1961-07-01
    • Activity End

        (edtf) 1984-01-01
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Greenville (Del.)
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Research libraries
          (lcsh) Business--History
            (lcsh) Economics--History
              (lcsh) Technology--History
          • Additonal Related Forms

            • us: Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation
            • us: Hagley Museum
            • us: Hagley Museum and Library
            • us: Longwood Library (Kennett Square, Pa.)
          • Earlier Established Forms

              Eleutherian Mills Historical Library, Greenville, Del.
          • Sources

            • found: Its Eleutherian Mills Historical Library, 1961.
            • found: Phone call to Hagley Museum and Library, 8/23/84 (On 1/1/84 Hagley Museum and its library, Eleutherian Mills Historical Library, became Hagley Museum and Library; parent body of present and former entities is Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation)
            • found: Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation, Inc., archives, 1952- : (Eleutherian Mills Historical Library; an operating unit of the Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation, not a corporate body; organized on July 1, 1961, by combining the former Longwood Library and the reference library of the Hagley Museum; located on the former Crowninshield estate, Eleutherian Mills, the original du Pont family homestead and powder factory, in Greenville, Del.; a private research library specializing in American economic history, business history, history of technology; on January 1, 1984, the Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation, Inc., adopted "Hagley Museum and Library" as the "doing business as" name for its public operations; "Hagley Museum" continues in use to specify the museum operation, and "Hagley Library" is used, mostly internally, to refer to the Foundation's Library Division)
            • found: The History of American technology, 1984: t.p. (Hagley Museum and Library)
          • Change Notes

            • 1980-08-19: new
            • 2015-12-27: revised
          • Alternate Formats